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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying here was a pleasure. Wonderful breakfast, a large and clean cottage, comfy bed, a beautiful view from the terrace and lovely hosts. There has been absolutely nothing to complain about. Perfect.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of Jenny and Peter's beautiful cottages for the last 4 nights of our honeymoon. We wanted a private, tranquil, homely place to stay as we wound down the end of our trip. Peter and Jenny were extremely accommodating and did everything they could to make us feel at home. The best surprise was actually the unbelievable...

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

We had a lovely 4 day stay at the Bay of Islands Cottages. Both Jenny and Peter were extremely accommodating. They worked around our sometimes extreme schedule. They are also proved to be a great resource on local history and events. The rooms were great, spacious and very inviting. The big surprise was the lovely biscuits that Jenny prepared each...

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Thank Howard P
Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This place is lovely. The premises are beautiful with djungle-like greenery and a few friendly hens strolling around. We got the Sea Breeze Cottage which is situated next to the hosts' house. The cottage looks just like in the pictures, it is a studio so it's not too big but very cosy, and the views are gorgeous. Everything is spick...

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We absolutely loved our stay at Bay of Islands Cottages, made especially pleasant by our hosts Jenny and Peter. We had two of the cottages for 7 nights during the Christmas period. Both cottages were very well appointed and included a lovely selection of CDs and books. We had wonderful views of the bay from the deck of the cottage,...

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is a nice gem of a place to stay in Russell ... Peter and Jenny are such lovely hosts ... Fresh homemade breakfasts .. Our little cabin had a nice water view ... And was quite quiet and comfortable ... Beautiful birds walking around the property .. We would stay here in a heartbeat again ... Thanks P&J

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Thank Terry M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is our third visit to Bay of Islands Cottages and as always, a wonderful and relaxing atmosphere. The cottages are extremely well appointed, even to the extent of freshly home made biscuits and chocolates, and a fine selection of teas and coffee They are private and have stunning views. The breakfasts provided are outstanding. Fresh produce, much of it...

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Vientiane, Laos
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We were very lucky to find this gem. Peter and Jenny are the perfect hosts of the Bay of Island Cottages, which is situated 15 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Russel, in a beautiful secluded spot overlooking a bay with oyster farms. The cottages are well appointed, with a decking overlooking the bay. Breakfast was outstanding and...

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Broadbeach, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights for our New Zealand Northland Christmas holiday, and couldn't have asked for anything more - it was wonderful :) Our little studio had a great view over the water and we sat outside one lovely evening watching dusk fall as the tide came in. The facilities are excellent, everything we needed was there and...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Stayed 3 nights there. Nothing to complain. Breakfast was outstandingly good. Peter and Jenny are exceptionally friendly hosts. The cottage was immaculate and spacey. We would have loved to stay longer.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique waterfront cottages in Russell. Guests enjoy sea views from every cottage across the sheltered waters of our bay. Our luxury bed and breakfast is designed for couples, but children are also welcome. Have an authentic cottage stay experience in a location close to Russell but far enough away to enjoy natural quiet surroundings. Four eco cottages are set privately among tree ferns and landscaped organic gardens. A natural habitat for birds and part of our local safe haven for kiwi and weka. At the bottom of the garden is our private beachfront. Two kayaks, row boat and fishing equipment is available for guests to use. Bay of Island Cottages is a small New Zealand owned and operated enterprise. We have been welcoming guests since 2001 and are committed to quality and personal service. - A peaceful waterside retreat. Sea views from every cottage. - Free wifi - Gourmet breakfast included - Location close to Russell but far enough away to enjoy natural quiet surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Islands Cottages

Address: 92A Te Wahapu Road, Russell 0272, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: ₹ 7,680 - ₹ 12,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Bay Of Islands Cottages Russell, New Zealand
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